The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: V-Day Bike Rides & Plenty of Booze
What's more romantic than biking to the market with your love?
Photo by Katharine Shilcutt
V-Day Farmers Market Bike Ride @ Onion Creek Saturday, 8 a.m. 3106 White Oak
Nothing says "I love you" like waking up early to shop for local jams, fresh produce, and artisan goods with your significant other. Start with a morning coffee at Onion Creek before making your way to two or three different farmers markets. All levels of riders are welcome on this social ride (lasts about three hours and is about 12 to 15 miles total). RSVP at bayoucityoutdoors.com.
Beats, Brews, & BBQ @ Liberty Station Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 2101 Washington
Why not spend Valentine's Day with craft brews, delicious barbecue, and live music at a really good bar? Blood Bros. BBQ will be back at Liberty Station for its monthly party. Come get 44 Farms Brontosaurus Ribs (very limited selection), beef brisket, pork ribs, smoked boudin, and more. The Sugar Pig Bakery will also be on hand selling some sweet treats, including BACON chocolate chip cookies.
Valentine's Day Bike Ride @ Canyon Creek Cafe Saturday, 6 p.m. (ride starts at 7 p.m.) 6603 Westcott
If you like the idea of a bike ride but can't bare the thought of waking up before noon, The Creeks and Karbach's romantic sunset bike ride through the city is the perfect way to spend your V-Day. Start at Canyon Creek Cafe before moving on to Onion Creek, Dry Creek, and finishing at Lowbrow. Whether you come solo or bring your better half, all riders can expect giveaways, brews, and good times.
Love SUX! Valentine's Day Party @ Howl at The Moon Saturday, 7 p.m. 612 Hadley
Spend your Anti-Valentine's Day dancing the night away with other like minded party goers at this midtown hotspot's annual Love SUX! Party. Bring in a torn up or destroyed photo of your ex for goodies and the best closure you could ask for. Expect drink special, games, and as always, live music.
Broken Hearts Club Brunch @ Corner Table Sunday, starting at 11 a.m. 2736 Virginia
Need a reason to get out of bed after a lonely Valentine's Day? Corner Table's Broken Hearts Club brunch is just the party you need. Chef Ja'Nel Witt's decadent brunch fare -- featuring everything from paleo coconut pancakes to duck bacon eggs benny -- will melt away that heartbreak faster than you can down your next pitcher of bellinis. Reservations are recommended.
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